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Photography's Third Act

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Photography's Third Act: Dustin Curtis makes a compelling case for Snapchat: Since using that early prototype of Treehouse, I've been wanting something that replicated the feeling of using photos for communication, and nothing has come close. It seems that every photo sharing app ends up adding features like commenting, which...
Photography's Third Act

But Can You Make It Dance By Jiggling Your Arm?: Guy's Burlesque Stormtrooper Tattoo

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Remember the Star Wars burlesque show that went down not too long ago? Well tattoo artist Bryce Nadeau was so impressed by the artistic expression he got his roommate drunk and tattooed him with a commemorative dancing stormtrooper. And that, my friends, is exactly why I'll never live with...
But Can You Make It Dance By Jiggling Your Arm?: Guy's Burlesque Stormtrooper Tattoo

Charlie Brooker: It's OK to shout at machines | Comment is free

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If we think we're overstimulated today, tomorrow will consist of flashing lights and punchbagsI'm running a slight fever, so this might not make sense, but you can read it anyway if you like. Continue?OK. About an hour ago I yelled at a machine. Told it, pointlessly, to shut up. The...
Charlie Brooker: It's OK to shout at machines | Comment is free

Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer's Loopy Legal Argument Laced With Lifted Language?

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Now here's a weird one. THResq has a report concerning Lindsay Lohan's lawyer in her ridiculous case against the rapper Pitbull. That lawyer has now been accused of plagiarizing most of a recent filing which tried to argue that Pitbull's First Amendment rights weren't an issue in the case. If...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer's Loopy Legal Argument Laced With Lifted Language?

Vimeo announces content ratings: videos will now be marked for All Audiences, Mature, or Not Yet Rated

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On Wednesday, Vimeo announced it is bringing content ratings to its videos. As of today, all videos on Vimeo will now have a little badge next to their title, labeled as one of three types: All Audiences, Mature, or Not Yet Rated. In short, Vimeo is looking to ensure its...
Vimeo announces content ratings: videos will now be marked for All Audiences, Mature, or Not Yet Rated

4chan creator launches DrawQuest: A charming iPad app that helps you explore your creative side

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Canvas, the image remixing site founded by 4chan creator Chris Poole (aka “moot”), has launched DrawQuest: a surprisingly entertaining iPad app that encourages users to embrace their creative side. Operating as an independent service, the goal behind DrawQuest is to bring people together around daily drawing challenges. The challenges themselves, which the service...
4chan creator launches DrawQuest: A charming iPad app that helps you explore your creative side

According To MN State Auditors, Success In The Music Biz Means Signing With A Major Label; Not Touring

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Have you ever wondered how a tax auditor defines artistic success? Neither have I. In fact, it's probably one of the great unanswered questions, largely due to its status as one of the great unasked questions. [The only thing I can think of that comes close to this intersection...
According To MN State Auditors, Success In The Music Biz Means Signing With A Major Label; Not Touring

Earth, Too, Is Just a Little More Beautiful When It's Photoshopped

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A time-lapse view of an air-brushed planet Every frame in the video above is a photograph taken from the International Space Station, at night, by astronauts. Knate Myers, a photographer who specializes in astro- and time-timelapse photography, compiled those images together into a moving video of the world at night,...
Earth, Too, Is Just a Little More Beautiful When It's Photoshopped

Liz's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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Hello, Techdirt readers! Fellow Kool-aid drinking Internet Pirate here. Name's Elizabeth and I like to consider myself an artist of sorts. Now I'm not sure what originally brought me to Techdirt. Probably when I was looking into self publication for a friend and discovered some related articles. But the information...
Liz's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week
Porn today, gone tomorrow: Egypt bans porn websites
The Art of Video Games exhibition gathers 40 years of gaming history

How Beer Gave Us Civilization

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How Beer Gave Us Civilization: Jeffrey P. Kahn for NYT: These same lifesaving social instincts didn't readily lend themselves to exploration, artistic expression, romance, inventiveness and experimentation -- the other human drives that make for a vibrant civilization. To free up those, we needed something that would suppress the rigid...
How Beer Gave Us Civilization
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